Madeline is 21 years old, single, and lives in the small village of Mansabay Bajo, Lopez Jaena, Misamis Occidental, Philippines.
To earn a living, Madeline sells personal care and beauty products. She has had this business for two years. Each month, she earns PHP 6,700 doing this type of work. She has requested a loan of PHP 8,000 at GDMPC to purchase personal care and beauty products to sell.
Madeline has been a member of GDMPC for one year. In the future, Madeline hopes to gain more income from her business and have a personal care and beauty products shop.
Gata Daku Multi-Purpose Cooperative (GDMPC) was founded in 1992 by 32 farmer-members to empower people by providing livelihood opportunities and other support services. Today, it has over 15,000 members located in upland, lowland and coastal regions of the Philippines, and offers credit, savings, education, and various social services.